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. both verbally, physically. my first father used to beat me. i had low esteem, i had a lot of resentment toward my parents and toward the society i was being raised in west virginia and it took me years to really understand the importance of forgiveness and letting go. >> for awhile we love our anger. >> it makes us feel alive. >> then anger turns on us. >> it settles into our souls and pulls a curtain over our eyes and says -- >> now see everything through me. >> anger takes joy as its prisoner. >> it keeps us low and cautious and afraid and quiet. >> the only thing it fears... >> is forgiveness. >> byron katie: one day as i lay on the floor of a... a half-way house, actually... my self-esteem was so low i didn't believe i even deserved a bed, that's why i slept on the floor. night after night. and this particular morning, a cockroach was crawling over my foot and i opened my eyes and in place of all that darkness, absolute joy and delight just poured out of me in the form of laughter and it had been a long time since i'd experienced laughter but it just poured out and poured out. ♪ t
official u.s. combat troops arrived on the shores of vietnam. lines of solemn-faced young soldiers, black and white, could be seen marching by the hundreds, as they were greeted by smiling vietnamese women. in selma, alabama, martin luther king's supporters were also marching... to montgomery. on both fronts, the worst was yet to come. that summer, 34 people would die in the watts riots, and almost 400 american troops would perish in the jungles of southeast asia. on october 22 of that year, just two weeks shy of his 19th birthday, pfc milton olive was on a search and destroy patrol when the viet cong attacked with hand grenades. one landed in the midst of his platoon. the young gi threw himself over it and was killed, saving the lives of four soldiers he hardly knew. pvt. milton olive would become the first african-american to receive the medal of honor in vietnam. quote: "in dying, private milton olive taught those of us who remain how we ought to live." (president lyndon johnson) narrator: three weeks later, the first large-scale confrontation of the war occurred at ia drang valley. co
) to bring us up to speed, we were asked to read brochures in modern african history. it seems that some time in the early '60s africa was on the precipice of becoming a world power. it was called pan-africanism. i guess i must have been absent that day when we studied it in school, because i don't remember too much about it. does anybody the other bus know where he is? right, my question is, does anybody on the bus-- do they know that they left a student? (allen) esther bush, our fearless leader, clears a path through this cultural jungle. we've been told constantly, "be careful, don't talk to strangers, and always stay where tour supervisors can see you." [driving funk music] ♪ [waves crashing] having left the city of accra, we travel south on our way to slave castles by the sea. we stop at a european resort to have lunch. here, drummers play us closer to home. [lively drumming] ♪ (allen) children bum-rush the crowd. do they see americans or do they see american dollars? our tour guides turn into self-appointed superheroes as they protect americans from africans. [somber electronic musi
hearts ♪ we bend our knees ♪ oh, spirit, come make us humble ♪ we turn our eyes ♪ from evil things ♪ oh, lord, we cast out our idols ♪ ♪ give us clean hands ♪ give us pure hearts ♪ let us not lift our souls to another ♪ ♪ give us clean hands ♪ give us pure hearts ♪ let us not lift our souls to another ♪ students, just come up and make a straight line. what you're doing by coming up here and standing like this, you're going to make a commitment to god, number one, that you're going to live a sexually pure life. number two, you're going to make a commitment to your parents you're going to live a sexually pure life. number three, you're making a commitment to your future husband or wife whom you've never met that you're going to live a sexually pure life. number four, you're making a commitment in front of all these people that you're living a sexually pure life, that means you're making a commitment to the world. young people, don't take this lightly. now here's what we're going to do. i want you to look into the eyes of your parents, declare the commitment that you're m
and awareness raising for everyone who sees it. we are so grateful you came to us with it. >> it's a hard subject for them to >>> "anyone and everyone" was a work of great purpose for susan and her team. and all of us at public television are happy to share their vision with you. we hope you will consider supporting the work of documentary film makers by supporting this public television station right now. they thought this was an important program to air. and obviously it was a bit of a risk. if you think we've done right thing in bringing the right things to public television then i home we're going to hear from you right now. now let's fts you can ask for w call >> support the station that is bringing this program to your television with a contribution of $90 or more right now and we can thank you with a copy of the book always my child a parent's guide to understanding your gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, transgender or questioning son or daughter. this book offers practical advice to parents, including tips for communicating, recognizing depression, dealing with harassment and more. or chos
there were spent fuel stored in the building. those spent fuel rods generated heat and had to be cooled using water in the pool. however, the cooling device was inactivated following the earthquake and water had evaporated. it is believed that as a result, fuel rods were exposed. and this caused hydrogen gas leading to fire outbreak. after the fire, the radiation level inside reached the highest since the earthquake. secretary yukio says that the highest radio activity level was recorded between the number two and number three and this level is a level which will have an impact on human health and today once again, the number four reactor caught fire. we are now joined by a professor and a reporter. now first of all, with the effect of the effort quake and tsunami, it is no longer possible to cool the core and also we can contain the radiated substances and the situation developed even further today this morning by a breaking out of the number four building and there's white smoke coming out of the number three reactor building? what is the latest information? well you can cool the core, hydr
and silent for a hundred years, now demanded a reckoning. in 1896, captain michael healy stood before a u.s. court-martial. the public was stunned by the charges against him. healy was recognized from san francisco to the arctic circle. in some parts of the country, he was better known than the president of the united states. mike healy represented american law and its justice along a 30,000-mile coastline of the alaskan frontier. praised in the house of representatives and tagged in the press as "ruler of the arctic," the slender, blue-eyed officer was not the man he appeared to be. born a slave on a georgia plantation, healy had bolted from the world of his birth, determined to steer his own destiny. in a country reeling from civil war and haunted by race, he chose to pass as white. this choice demanded vigilance, for he was navigating in perilous waters. captioning sponsored by the u.s. department of education narrator: when mike healy arrived in san francisco, the port had grown from a remote outpost into a thriving boomtown. gold put the town on the map. people came to get rich, eager
slightly more than 24 hours since the worst earthquake in recent u.s. history shook the country's heartland. so far, seven states have been declared disaster areas. reports are coming in that indicate thousands may have died and hundreds of thousands are left homeless. officials say memphis, tennessee has been the hardest hit, but buildings have collapsed in st. louis, missouri, paducah, kentucky, and evansville, indiana. narrator: those are chilling words. fortunately, the report is not real. it's only a video made to dramatize the potential impact of a severe earthquake, but what if... man: all communications to the cities of memphis, st. louis, paducah, evansville, and little rock narrator: what if a destructive earthquake really shook up the central united states? you know i'd love to stand here and tell you that we're ready to handle this, but i can't in all honesty. the central part of the united states, we're not ready for a major earthquake. so we've got to plan to take care of our own. narrator: more chilling words, but this time they're the real deal, spoken by the director of eme
believe that salmon look like us, and they lived in beautiful cities below the ocean floor. and every spring and every fall, they took on the shape of the salmon to come back up the rivers and streams to feed us. and we pray that they hear us and that they will come back more and more to feed us. >> sarandon: the wild rivers that cut through this rugged land were once so full of salmon that it was said one could walk across the rivers on their backs. that's how it was when the first europeans arrived in america. they found an abundance of immense forests, about a billion acres of them. stands of mature trees hundreds to thousands of years old were widespread. on the west coast of north america, an unbroken forest stretched from california to alaska. but by the 1800s, those trees were being steadily felled by a newly established timber industry spurred on by the california gold rush. with the coming of the railroads in the early 1900s, the pace of logging operations greatly accelerated. after world war ii, the pacific northwest saw another surge in logging to supply wood for house buil
have been the source of the famous short grain rice that is used in italy's risotto. this is a rice field, filled with mature rice. today we're in the field with pierangelo bottecino, in the rice field right here, and i was determined to find out how they harvested by hand all of this rice. handful, he said. pull it towards you. underneath? little lower? and pull, he said. i am losing some along the way, but i collected. (speaking italian) >> (speaking italian) >> i asked him. he said for the first cut it's okay. count paolo weisenhoff, whose family owns this beautiful farm, the principato de lucedio, has been the most gracious host for my visit. this is a magnificent setting. it really is beautiful. now, that is your family home. >> yes. >> is it not? and that has been there for? >> from 1123. so in modern... more or less nine centuries. >> oh, this is wonderful. so paolo, take me home. >> sure. >> okay. >> now, lidia, we'll show you how the rice is processed. this is our rice, just dehydrated. the rice goes in this machine here. they just do 99% of the job. the first machine remov
people affected for so long. it's a frightening statistic. again, it should activate us to do something about it. but it's pretty well documented that people have been getting health-- arriving at old age i should say, healthier. so we didn't just add years. most of the years we added have been healthier years so far. >> what's this bulge in the ageing population president hennessy, should institutions be working harder at finding kind of new opportunities for people who want to come back to their alma matter for example, and not just on reunion weekends, but maybe become part of the student population again and finding a niche for those who are 50 plus. >> certainly, tom. i think there's a great opportunity to reengage people. people wanna be lifelong learners. they want to be involved, they want to be in a community that keeps them thinking and talking about things. and as you know in some universities, some of the alumni even wanna be buried there so. [laughter] but i think it is-- it is a question of how you think about engaging people. if you think about as laura said, where we are
out one more time. thank y'all. thanks for hanging in there with us tonight. appreciate that a lot. thanks to everybody here, the whole crew, jack, everybody here for your hospitality. we appreciate it very much, very much. and we got one more for you. this is another one about a guy who got in trouble in memphis and now he's in jail. so let's hear what they got to say about it. [tuning instruments] - perfect. - just as always. - perfect? - yeah, always perfect. it's a banjo. it's always perfect, sorry. alright, here we go. one, two, three, four. [instrumental music] ♪ well, judge looked down gave me 40 days ♪ ♪ instead of the fine that i could not pay ♪ ♪ said walk right you'll soon be home ♪ ♪ cross the line and you're on your own ♪ ♪ 40 days of shotguns and barbed wire fences ♪ ♪ 40 nights to sit and listen ♪ to the midnight train to memphis ♪ [instrumental music] ♪ well now, whistle blows when the sun comes up ♪ ♪ hit the floor keep your big mouth shut ♪ ♪ eat your breakfast on the ground ♪ ♪ work like hell till the sun goes down ♪ ♪
want to do this right-- and i do want to do this right-- is, i want to use this as a teaching tool. i grew up without indoor plumbing. we used to melt snow to get hot water. and that's how we washed dishes, and that's how we took baths, and we used to haul water from a spring. because of that and becauseay ie younger--i mean, we just-- we ate foods that weren't good for us because they were cheap. we used to eat lard sandwiches with salt and pepper on them and fried oatmeal, fried everything. because of that being in my background, i'm really the same as a lot of people that don't come in. and my primary focus for who this film is targeting and who the project that i wanted to do is targeting is me. it's middle-aged males that have poor family histories, and all native people do. all my patients have the same family history that i have. and it might not be exactly the same, but it's similar. and a lot of people grew up the same way i did. the people that i feel that i'm trying to target are exactly the same as me. and i see it all the time. i see men and women but primarily men that c
films have taken the african continent by storm, outselling u.s. titles by three to one and today can be found in a number of video stores around america. oh, yes, the nigerian film industry is here to stay, and in tonight's episode of afropop's, welcome to nollywood, you'll see exactly why. enjoy. [up-tempo percussion music] ♪ (man) so by his blood we are saved. ahh! hallelujah! [aggressive, shredding rock music] ♪ this is touch of evil. there are so many of them. i don't know. [low-tone drumbeat] ♪ ready? uh! (all) ah! uh! (all) ah! uh! (all) oh! [wailing and groaning] [firecracker pops] [screaming] again, again, again. [firecracker pops] [screaming] certificates will be issued to participants, and their headshot and resume will be sent... (all) my god adores me. we are together, together forever. [bell rings] we are no slaves. don't look back! [gunshot] you all have been bought as slaves. i'm not a slave. (male announcer) grand touch pictures, in association with infinity films, presents... there was a little break about a year ago when one of our governors, the governor of a
's where you're most likely to have things you can use, things to get by, things to survive for a few days. >> that's correct. so houses are just amazing, how much shaking they'll take. anybody who's been through very severe shaking is shocked at how strong the shaking was and that their house survived it. >> now how well is california as a state prepared? are we better than we were 20 years ago? >> well, it's kind of a mixed story about our preparedness. i would say that we had many earthquakes in the 1980s and the 1990s, and because the personnel that were running the city of los angeles and the state of california--in my estimation, we hit about our peak of preparedness in the 1990s. >> oh, really? >> so when the northridge earthquake came along, we were actually in very good exercise for dealing with earthquakes, and i think we dealt with it very well. >> how about san francisco and the loma prieta? did they do pretty well? >> well, i think san francisco had some really severe problems in the loma prieta earthquake. it really shocked people to see some of the things that happened in sa
here, and nancy who manages webb also manages geoff sent us some cds and the kids - you'd seen him, right jason, down in florida. they said "yeah." i listened to the cd. i said let's get him first. this guy is really good. geoff achison. [applause] thank you jack. thank you. [guitar solo intro] ... now i'll do a singing one. [guitar solo] ♪ drop a dollar in my bowl it could be good for you ♪ ♪ instant karma don't you know ♪ ♪ i might make a dream come true ♪ ♪ i'm just like a sad-eyed wishing well ♪ ♪ the change will do you good ♪ a friend in need, a friend indeed ♪ ♪ drop a dollar in my bowl me and my begging bowl ♪ [guitar solo] ♪ now we are everywhere i know ♪ ♪ and you can't give all day ♪ ♪ but feast your eyes upon my need ♪ ♪ my want is quality ♪ see i was straight till '88 ♪ and i was left out in the cold ♪ ♪ lost my job, my wife, my life ♪ ♪ and i got this begging bowl [guitar solo] ♪ me and my begging bowl [guitar solo] ♪ so every day i rise at five ♪ and stake my place in town ♪ and fifty thousand heads a day ♪
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, and nothing. so we went to a doctor, and the doctor told us that she was deaf. i started to cry like crazy. i started to cry a lot. i don't want that to be real. patty-cake, patty-cake. our first moments, we were devastated. it was just surreal. we didn't actually-- it didn't hit home until we realized, you know-- we looked towards her future, how we didn't want her to be, you know, segregated from her regular class. we really wanted to have-- we wanted her to have a normal life, you know, like her older brother. do you remember the red seeds-- (bushman) i was six when i lost my hearing, and it was quite a shock. i remember going to bed one night and waking up the next morning, and my mom was at the foot of the bed, and my mom was talking to me like she always did. i saw her mouth move, but i heard nothing, and i finally got mad, and i said, "mom, stop teasing me. why are you doing this to me?" i said, "use your voice," and my mother looked at me, and she said, "i am using my voice, jean." and that was the first indication that i was deaf. (fox) about 35 years ago, i got up one morning, and i
as it grows dark, drinking wine." >> it was clear to a lot of us that the legitimate heirs to the--legitimate intellectual heirs to the transcendentalists were the new american poets. they, um...snyder so clearly came from emerson, thoreau, rexroth, the lineage was very clear. >> there are so many different phases in his life, from his rt of working class childhood in the pacific northwest to his bohemian pha-- well, college and graduate school phase. um, the bohemian phase of the 1950s. the zen immersion of the late '50s and 1960s. um, the reinhabitation phase of the 1970s, where he decided to go--deeply root himself in the foothills of the sierra nevada. the academic phase of the 1980s and '90s, where he found himself in a position at u.c. davis. um, and, um, he's continually reinvented himself and done so in an imaginative, thoughtful, playful way, um, with a sort of seriousness, but--but, um, not with a kind of heaviness or a-- um, you know, a thought that-- not without humor. >> did i ever tell you what-- what my you? >> no. >> uh, when she first met you, she said, "is that j
. thank you for having us. >> pleasure. >> i've seen so many pictures of this loft, i feel like i've been here 100 times before. >> ( laughing ) >> so i'd like to lead with the question of just what is art? how do you define art? >> feeling. >> spirit. >> thank you. the show's over. >> ( laughing ) perfect, we've done it. >> well, there's the spirit of... so to me, there's what moves everything; what moves a visual is a spirit. it comes from inside you. style and all that is way down the list of not important. it's the... it's the spirit of something that's important for me. that's why it needs to be born; needs to be created, you know? >> and i guess for me, the feeling is what i have to constantly express. in my art, i don't... i can't even see the spirit; i just feel the spirit. i feel things, and then i somehow give it form or give it shape. but i feel what it is that i want to see. even before i know what it is, i feel it. so it's... i don't... i've always even said that i'm not an artist, in fact. i just... i am in touch with my feelings, and somehow, i have the technique of sewing,
this in the middle east." and i used to be amazed as a young kid that these blokes had somehow been overlooked and were being wasted in a plastics factory when it was obvious they should be ruling the bloody world. so i don't know if that happens over here but this is a song about that. this is called "the news." i hope you enjoy this. maybe they're right. i don't know. here we go. [guitar solo intro] ♪ every single morning and every afternoon ♪ ♪ they read the daily headlines citing the antics of buffoons ♪ ♪ and they shake their heads and cuss ♪ ♪ as they share their smokes ♪ with their friends they drink from polystyrene mugs ♪ ♪ sweet tea and caterers blend ♪ [guitar solo] ♪ did you see the news? [guitar solo] ♪ and they know the truth instinctively as they ♪ ♪ shout it loud and often the fools and liars are ♪ ♪ all exposed and the villains are unforgotten ♪ ♪ they say "it's the same shit but a different day" ♪ ♪ and "if you ask me they oughta ..." ♪ ♪ "why don't they..?" this ♪ ♪ and "why don't they..?" that ♪ ♪ is repeated over and ov
doing this because our daug marriageable unless we do this, th tell us that as loving pare >> i felt it was really important that malian people wen't demonid the process of having this i didn't want a lte and everything that malian people are to be reduced to this one practice, that it's a much more complex issue. it's obviously a more nuanced anmo complex culture. and i think mrs. goundo sacrificed a l to proteche daughter. >> [speaking in native language] [man chanting in native language] >> [speaking in native lgue] haern ti lgue] >> [speaking in native language] >> the first time that i saw her i think must have been 2002 and when we were talking, she didn't mention anything about her female circumcision. and then when i went to examine her, i noticed that her clitoris and parts of her labia minora were absent. so, in my research i found some articles that talk about how female genital cutting is done and the different procedures. i asked her if she had any surgery on her female organs and she said yes. >> [speaking in native language] >> she came back to the office for routine
all of the aspen stopped reproducing in the 1930s and '40s, and that led us to examine the potential culprits behind this event. the only major event that coincided with that last generation of aspen was the extermination of yellowstone's wolves. narrator: for lack of wolves, yellowstone's aspen had apparently stopped growing. beschta, watching his cottonwoods, would soon come to similar conclusions. - when wolves disappeared from yellowstone, cottonwoods stopped growing from little plants into large trees. they just shut down. [frogs croaking and birds squawking] narrator: ripple and beschta's discovery of yellowstone's uncanny link between failing forests and missing wolves served as an omen for much of america, for not just yellowstone but the entire country had been nearly swept clean of its big predators during an eradication campaign that waged war on any animal deemed a threat to livestock or game populations. by the 1930s, most of the lower 48 had recorded their last wolf. - i grew up in a ranching family, and we had been very much a part of this history of eradicating predat
, the wind, and it's illegal. >> the security on there do not allow us to trainsurf, and if you get caught there's this place they take you to, and they beat you up. >> they beat you up, or sometimes they lock you, and the bill is going to be 500 rand. >> soweto, it's a nice place, but then life in here is not good. my mother is not working. she lost her job, and my sister is now sick, and she's doing nothing. >> for me, i think life is ... here. get some quacations. get education. ok. get your degrees and diplomas but still get no work. >> the place where i live, i've got many friends, so i'm not scared. i don't have enemies. it's like it's home. [camera shutter clicks] [all talking at once] >> i enjoy trainsurfing. i like the speed, speed of the train. yeah. you can see that your legs got speed. if you ain't got speed, you're going to be left by the train. >> your mentality must always be focused on what you're doing, you see, because the train can do anything at any time. [camera shutter clicks] go into your own world, having to hear the cable sounds here. electricity comes in here. it'
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